Our Programs

We HeLP youth, HoLD them for some time while educating and giving them the real HOpE in their lives.

At YCAB Foundation, the theme of education colors our three programs because we believe the power of education in changing someone’s life. We believe in its pivotal role in transforming community thus a nation. Education is good but it can mean nothing if it cannot sustain one’s livelihood. We aim only to deliver holistic youth development package where education and access to economy converge to enable true independence in a sustainable ways. Independence is the very essence of development.

Our peer-to-peer programs provide education on healthy lifestyles and life skills training in school. Youths are encouraged to engage in positive activities, and when trained are sent out as Peer Trainers to train other peers to become Peer Educators, hence creating a ‘ripple’ effect.

We offer counseling services, conducted by trained and certified counselors, on various youth issues and to organizations. The purpose of counseling is to help youths achieve their turning points so that they can reach a new lifestyle attitude.

Do Something Indonesia is an online platform encouraging the youth to participate in positive change (www.dosomethingindonesia.org).

HoLD focuses on basic education equivalency and skill advancement courses. Youths are taught basic maths, English, religion, geography and science. Our vocational courses are tailored to fit job related industries; hair and beauty, motorcycle mechanic, electronics (repair), and sewing skills.

Education subsidised to be made affordable at IDR 10,000/month ( US$1/month) per student for all programs.

HOpE’s Entrepreneurship has provided beneficial microloans, through education attainment, more than 235,000 youth’s lives have been impacted. The returns from microloans are used to fund out learning and vocational centres. Our seed capital program has also provided 154 underprivileged youths who have shown entrepreneurial skills to start their own small businesses.

HOpE’s Employment Centre strives to help our Rumah Belajar (HoLD) and vocational program graduates find employment through work readiness workshops, offering guidance in CV writing, interview techniques, attitudes to have and how to dress. In addition we provide them accessibility to career opportunities through job portals.